Event Details

Holy Day: Sikh

Time: 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Date: Saturday, November 24
Location: Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Badhadur Sahib
Contact: mission-identity@xavier.edu
 
Description:

 A work-restricted day that marks the 9th Guru of the Sikhs, who was killed by Mughal rulers in 1675 for defending Hindus facing forcible conversion to Islam.

Reflection: "Give up your head, but foresake not those whom you have undertaken to protect," says Tegh Bahadur, "Sacrifice your life, but relinquish not your faith."


See Calendar of Religious Holy Days and Observances

 

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